Thousands rally in London for new Brexit vote

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(London) - Tens of thousands of people opposed to Britain´s looming breakup with the EU rallied in the heart of London, according to organisers, in the latest bid to try and stop Brexit. The march on parliament began as a noisy and festive…

Dozens of casualties as explosions hit Afghan elections

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(Kabul) - Dozens of Afghans were killed or wounded in poll-related violence Saturday as the legislative election turned chaotic with hundreds of polling centres failing to open and voters queueing for hours due to technical glitches and lack…

At least 60 dead in India train disaster

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(Amritsar) - A speeding train ran over revellers watching fireworks during a Hindu festival in northern India Friday, killing more than 60 people, with eyewitnesses saying they were given no warning before disaster struck. The crowd had gathered…

UAE and Sweden discuss innovations in future food technology

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(Stockholm) - Mariam Hareb Almheiri, Minister of State for Food Security, have met with Elisabeth Backteman, State Secretary of the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, to discuss means of enhancing cooperation in innovations in food…

VP receives Romanian Prime Minister

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, received at Zabeel Palace, Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila. H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,…

UAE, Greece seek further cooperation in labour market

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(Abu Dhabi) - Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, and Dr. Catherine Boura, the Greek Ambassador to the UAE, have explored prospects for joint cooperation in issues related to labour market. The two parties…

Abu Dhabi Chamber, Romanian PM explore mutual investment opportunities

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry discussed economic cooperation between the UAE and Romania, during a meeting with Viorica Dancila, Prime Minister of Romania, and her delegation in the Emirates Palace hotel, as part…

ENOC, Microsoft team up to pilot AI-powered service station

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(Dubai) - ENOC Group, Emirates National Oil Company, announced a new partnership with Microsoft to develop the Service Station of the Future. A memorandum of understanding to create the new service stations was signed by Zaid Alqufaidi, Managing…

Dubai electricity authority, international energy association discuss joint cooperation

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(Dubai) - Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and Robert Thornton, President and CEO of the International District Energy Association (IDEA), met at DEWA’s headquarters to discuss…

International Franchise Exhibition 2018 kicks off

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(Abu Dhabi) - The 6th edition of the International Franchise Exhibition (IFE), organised by the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, kicked off with the participation of key government entities, numerous major international brands, companies,…

World's first Russian centre for digital innovations to open in Dubai

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(Dubai) - Dubai Internet City, DIC, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the Russian Export Centre, REC, to launch the first Russian Centre for Digital Innovations and Information and Communication Technologies outside Russia, in…

Abu Dhabi, UN-Habitat sign agreement to host World Urban Forum

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Abu Dhabi Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities, DPM, signed an agreement, on Wednesday, with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, for Abu Dhabi to host the 10th World Urban Forum, WUF10, in…

UAE Int'l Investors Council explores opportunities in Kyrgyzstan

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(Abu Dhabi) - Jamal Saif Al Jarwan, Secretary-General of the UAE International Investors Council, UAEIIC, and Shingiz Ishimbekov, Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to the UAE, discussed potential investment opportunities in Kyrgyzstan and means of exploring…

Hamdan bin Zayed receives President of Angola

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region, received President Joao Manuel Lourenco of Angola, and his accompanying delegation at Al Nakheel Palace in Abu Dhabi. Sheikh Hamdan welcomed…